Thelymitra chasmogama R.S.Rogers 1927

Another Flower Aspect Photo courtesy of Colin Rowan and his Retired Aussies Website


Common Name The Globe-hood Sun Orchid

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Victoria and Western Australia as a small to medium sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial orchid that blooms in the spring in Australia on an erect, to 1' [30 cm] tall, 1 to 6 flowered inflorescence.

A natural hybrid of the 2 species T. luteocilium T. megalyptra.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo